Varadkar takes Trump line on the media

Inside Politics: Taoiseach’s ill-judged comments see him claim the focus of political reportage is on gossip

The Taoiseach has allied himself with Trump’s views of the media in comments made on  a US trip. Photograph: EPA/Kim Haughton

The Taoiseach has allied himself with Trump’s views of the media in comments made on a US trip. Photograph: EPA/Kim Haughton

Good morning.

Not for the first time, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has spoiled a trip to the United States by making ill-judged comments that raise wider questions about his leadership.

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